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Much Ado About Nothing, Sweet Bird of Youth, Education

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Samira Ahmed talks to Joss Whedon, creator of the cult TV hit Buffy The Vampire Slayer, whose new film is a modern dress version of Much Ado About Nothing.

Marianne Elliott talks about her new production of Tennessee Williams's play Sweet Bird of Youth, starring Kim Cattrall as a Hollywood leading lady whose youth is fading.

Radio 3 New Generation Thinker Greg Tate looks back to a famous debate on Education between Matthew Arnold and T.H. Huxley which throws an interesting light on the current over-heated discussions about what our children should be taught.

That's Night Waves, tonight at 10pm with Samira Ahmed, here on Radio 3.

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Wed 12 Jun 2013 22:00

Marianne Elliot

Marianne Elliot

Sweet Bird of Youth directed by Marianne Elliot is on at the Old Vic Theatre, London until 31st August.

Photograph © Tristram Kenton

Joss Whedon

Joss Whedon
Much Ado About Nothing directed by Joss Whedon is released released in UK cinemas on Friday 14th June, certificate 12A.

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